Iridium GO! Satellite WiFi Review

The Iridium GO! gives you access to technology even in remote locations by creating a backcountry WiFi hotspot for multiple smartphones.

SIA Nordic Ski On-Snow Demo 2011: New Waxless Ski Technologies

While the new waxless technologies are mostly in Nordic race skis and high end touring skis, we see promise for their future use in backcountry skis as well.

Olympus E-620 Digital SLR Camera Review

The E-620 is the lightest mid-sized or "crop sensor" format DSLR with all the functionality and image quality for serious backcountry still photography - even in difficult situations like handheld shots in low morning and evening light.

Garmin Oregon 550t Handheld Color Mapping GPS Review

Garmin trumpets the addition of a camera to this gadget, but are the improvement they DON'T mention even more impressive?

ACR SARLink 406 MHz GPS Personal Locator Beacon (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

ACR's newest and lightest PLB includes a high performance GPS receiver, 5 Watt 406 MHz distress signal transmission, 121.5 MHz homing capability, and a high intensity LED strobe.

Generation Two: SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

New lighter and smaller SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger

New Personal Locator Devices at ORSM 2009 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009)

Personal locator devices (PLDs) are a hot, rapidly evolving area for the outdoor market. An overview of where we think it's headed (and why).

National Geographic TOPO! Explorer Mapping and Magellan Triton Series GPS (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)

National Geographic Maps web-based TOPO! Explorer (NG TEX) aims to be the iTunes of electronic mapping.

Garmin eTrex Vista HCx with Mapsource Topo 2008

Virtual Pack: Garmin eTrex Vista HCx with Mapsource Topo 2008

Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS REVIEW

With the addition of a new ‘H’ high sensitivity receiver, the Garmin eTrex Vista HCx GPS sets a new benchmark for GPS performance in difficult reception areas

Tech4O Traileader (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

A pedometer based navigational watch that does away with the foot pod.

Electronic Mapping Comes of Age for Handheld GPS (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

Full US coverage with USGS 1:24K digital downloadable maps are available for Magellen and DeLorme GPS units.

Integral Designs SilDome (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

An utralight monopole shelter that requires no trekking poles sets up with as little as two stakes

AntiGravityGear Caldera Kitchen (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

Finally a compact Caldera Cone Stove System!

New Inov-8 Ultralight Shoes (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2007)

Inov-8 improves on its most popular shoes. They are lighter with more cushion.

A Lightweight Guide to Backpacking in Sustained, Cold Rain

Techniques, gear and clothing to keep your pack light and a smile on your face during continuous days of rain.

GoLite Multi-Sport Backpack REVIEW

If you can fit your gear into 30 liters, for 1 pound 5 ounces you get a bomber pack with almost every conceivable feature (except a frame).

Tent Comparison: Tarptent Squall 2 and Six Moon Designs Europa

These two outstanding tents vie for the title of best two-person ultralight single-wall shelter – which one has the edge?

Six Moon Designs Europa Tent REVIEW

Possibly the finest 2-pound two-person shelter on the market - providing you don't intend to use it above tree line in intense winds.

NEMO Finds eVENT Replacement for Tents (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2006)

NEMO claims to have found an eVENT replacement for their waterproof breathable tents

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